Glenfall Community Primary School

Latest OfSTED Report – October 2017 – Graded Good: Glenfall OfSTED Report 2017 OFSTED-Letter-to-parents-2017   read more

CurricTest

Science

From the early years, children are provided with the opportunities for discovery and experimentation through first hand experience. They are encouraged to observe, discuss, classify, compare, set up fair tests and record and interpret their findings. Through their investigations children…
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Religious Education

Religious Education plays an important part within the broad and balanced curriculum offered at Glenfall Primary School. Children attend the daily assembly, which is mainly Christian in character, but may also draw on stories from other faiths or focus on…
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Physical Education

Children at Glenfall are encouraged to participate fully in a wide range of sporting activities from the very beginning of their school life. Pupils receive at least two hours of physical activity per week within the curriculum time, taking full…
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Personal, Social and Health and Citizenship Education

Personal, Social and Health and Citizenship Education is a very  important part of the curriculum. It enables children to develop an understanding of themselves, others and the environment in which they live. Through its three core themes (Health and Wellbeing,…
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Music

With a well stocked, dedicated room, music is an important part of Glenfall life for many pupils. Music is planned and taught as part of the cross curricular approach within classroom activities to compliment the termly theme. Recorder lessons are…
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Mathematics

We aim to teach for deep and secure understanding for all pupils in our school, through a range of tasks which develop children’s skills in line with the aims of the National Curriculum; fluency, reasoning and solving problems. The work…
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Computing

The school is well equipped to provide the children with the access they require to a range of technologies in this core area of the curriculum. There is currently a computer suite in the library area, Internet access and computers…
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History

As part of their history curriculum at Glenfall, children are encouraged to develop an interest in the past, to appreciate past achievements and major events – both national and world wide – and to develop an understanding of their own…
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Geography

Our geography curriculum allows us to celebrate the unique nature of Glenfall Primary School, which draws children from our local area with a diverse range of languages, cultures and heritage from countries across the globe. We value geography as key…
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French

French is taught across the whole of KS2. We follow the La Jolie Ronde scheme of work to teach French in a fun, interactive way. Children listen and respond in French, learn songs and play games to recap vocabulary and…
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English

English focuses on the key skills of reading, writing and speaking and listening. We use Letters and Sounds daily in Key Stage 1 to embed phonic skills.  This is supported throughout the school by the reading  schemes: Oxford Story Sparks,…
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Design Technology

Children are encouraged to develop their skills across four broad areas: designing, making, evaluating and technical knowledge. They are given the opportunity to develop their skills in these areas through a range of practical tasks which encourage the development of…
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Art

Art is taught as a crucial part of the school’s cross curricular approach to different topics and as a subject in its own right. All children are encouraged to be creative, to develop an active interest in a range of…
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